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Local city council concerned about 'exponential' growth in Eagle Ford Shale truck traffic

This story is just one example among many involving heavy truck traffic from the Eagle Ford Shale, which is making things difficult for Texas drivers. Speed limits are one local government's specific concern.

Local city council concerned about 'exponential' growth in Eagle Ford Shale truck traffic

This story is just one example among many involving heavy truck traffic from the Eagle Ford Shale, which is making things difficult for Texas drivers. Speed limits are one local government's specific concern.

Truck drivers may soon be required to undergo sleep apnea evaluations

As Oliver B. Patton reports for Heavy Duty Trucking, sleep apnea can lead to drowsy driving, which is one common cause of truck accidents, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says that truck drivers with a body mass index of 35 or higher should be required to undergo an evaluation for the condition.

Truck drivers may soon be required to undergo sleep apnea evaluations

As Oliver B. Patton reports for Heavy Duty Trucking, sleep apnea can lead to drowsy driving, which is one common cause of truck accidents, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says that truck drivers with a body mass index of 35 or higher should be required to undergo an evaluation for the condition.

Injured in a car crash? Take the chopper, not the ambulance

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure this one out: As Andrew Seaman reports for Reuters, people who sustain serious injury in motor vehicle accidents, like getting T-boned by a tractor trailer, have a better chance of surviving if they're taken by helicopter, rather than ambulance, to the hospital.

Injured in a car crash? Take the chopper, not the ambulance

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure this one out: As Andrew Seaman reports for Reuters, people who sustain serious injury in motor vehicle accidents, like getting T-boned by a tractor trailer, have a better chance of surviving if they're taken by helicopter, rather than ambulance, to the hospital.

Depression 'systemic,' not a mental illness, say researchers

Major stress and depression, scientists say, can have the same impact on the human body in terms of causing what are normally considered to be age-related diseases, like heart disease, osteoporosis and dementia.

Depression 'systemic,' not a mental illness, say researchers

Major stress and depression, scientists say, can have the same impact on the human body in terms of causing what are normally considered to be age-related diseases, like heart disease, osteoporosis and dementia.

Help wanted: Eagle Ford Shale truck drivers with clean driving records

If you're a truck driver in need of work, your prospects are good. But if you're the average motorist in Texas, you have likely noticed the heavy tanker truck traffic as a result of the oil boom.

Help wanted: Eagle Ford Shale truck drivers with clean driving records

If you're a truck driver in need of work, your prospects are good. But if you're the average motorist in Texas, you have likely noticed the heavy tanker truck traffic as a result of the oil boom.

Three 18-wheelers collide, causing injuries, two deaths

Two people were killed in an accident on Highway 85 and FM 1582 on Tuesday earlier this week. The accident involved three 18-wheelers, according to WOAI News, and took place outside Dilley, Texas, in Frio County.

Eagle Ford Shale: Driving trucks requires CDL, haz-mat experience

The Eagle Ford Shale is attracting all sorts of workers, not all of them high-paid. And even those with some experience, like driving tow trucks, might not make it. (The worker quoted below was subsequently laid off.) Driving trucks on the Eagle Ford Shale requires a commercial driver's license and experience hauling hazardous materials.

Eagle Ford Shale: Driving trucks requires CDL, haz-mat experience

The Eagle Ford Shale is attracting all sorts of workers, not all of them high-paid. And even those with some experience, like driving tow trucks, might not make it. (The worker quoted below was subsequently laid off.) Driving trucks on the Eagle Ford Shale requires a commercial driver's license and experience hauling hazardous materials.

Eagle Ford Shale: 'Band-Aid' road fixes are expensive enough

As Vicki Vaughn reports for the Houston Chronicle, Eagle Ford roads are in rough shape because of the oil boom. DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler says that it could be $70 million over the course of the oil boom just to repair and maintain his county's roads alone, not to mention other counties.

Eagle Ford Shale: 'Band-Aid' road fixes are expensive enough

As Vicki Vaughn reports for the Houston Chronicle, Eagle Ford roads are in rough shape because of the oil boom. DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler says that it could be $70 million over the course of the oil boom just to repair and maintain his county's roads alone, not to mention other counties.

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